Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Richard Rorty
IV 36
True make/Truthmaker/Rorty: does not explain how the theory is created. - E.g. gravity does not explain how Newton came up with the theory of gravitation. - ((s) Otherwise gravitation would have to be a special relationship between Newton and the objects -. (Because otherwise any other author might have had the idea sooner.) -. Truth/(s): is not an explanation. - ((s)> Nozick).
IV 49
Make true/Truthmaker/Davidson/Rorty: there is no relation of "truth-making" between sentences and non-sentences.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Ro I
R. Rorty
Der Spiegel der Natur Frankfurt 1997

R. Rorty
Philosophie & die Zukunft Frankfurt 2000

R. Rorty
Kontingenz, Ironie und Solidarität Frankfurt 1992

R. Rorty
Eine Kultur ohne Zentrum Stuttgart 1993

Ro V
R. Rorty
Solidarität oder Objektivität? Stuttgart 1998

R. Rorty
Wahrheit und Fortschritt Frankfurt 2000

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-26